Clement Manyathela is a broadcast journalist. He hosts 702’s ‘The Clement Manyathela Show’, every weekday, between 09:00 and 12:00. He also co-anchors ‘Nightline’ and ‘CrimeWatch’ on eNCA.
Clement graduated from the University of Pretoria with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 2013.
He’s worked as a news reporter for more than nine years and has spent many of those years reporting on politics.
He started his career at the Pretoria News as a weekend reporter while studying, had a stint at the SABC news online. He has had stints at Africa News Network and Power FM among other news organisations.
Clement – spent more time as a journalist for leading news agencies Eyewitness News – and has interviewed senior politicians and industry leaders. He has covered major stories including the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe, the funeral service of former president Robert Mugabe and the 2014 elections in Lesotho.
He’s also travelled with President Cyril Ramaphosa, covering his state visits in countries such as China and India.
Clement has presented a number of high-profile live broadcasts including the inauguration of President Cyril Ramaphosa, the funeral of struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and the state of the nation address.
He is also a sought after MC for corporate functions and has contributed as a guest speaker at various events.